The 1997-98 season at the Mark Taper Forum of the Music Center of Los Angeles County was announced Monday by Taper artistic director Gordon Davidson. Six new plays will be presented beginning in…
The African Barter Co., a feisty newcomer that made a splash at the recent Mip TV trade show in Cannes, has snapped up barter syndication rights to a hefty slate of U.S. movies and TV shows for the…
TIME, ONCE AGAIN, for the semiannual quotes from all of you that made the last few months of reporting a little livelier. All the conversations actually happened, but the names have been withheld to…
Director Mira Nair is suing India's Bombay High Court for harassment, in an attempt to win permission to screen her pic "Kama Sutra --- A Tale of Love" in her home country.
NEW YORK — Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute and the Loews Theatres unit of Sony Corp. of America are in preliminary talks to form a joint venture to build arthouse multiplexes, sources said…
The Independent Feature Project/West’s annual Independent Financing Conference has been slated for April 19 and 20. The two-day workshop will be held at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood…
"The Man With X-Ray Eyes" has triple vision. With the latest news that Tim Burton has signed on to develop "X --- The Man With X-Ray Eyes" as a project for him to direct for DreamWorks and Orion…
Quincy Jones and David Salzman's QDE Entertainment has acquired rights to "Ringworld," the best-selling trilogy written and created by sci-fi master Larry Niven. A sale price was not disclosed.
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. president Jim Gianopulos and Kinepolis co-founder Albert Bert will be honored at this year's Cinema Expo Intl. in Amsterdam.
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and Home Box Office (HBO) have become partners in HBO Poland, the premium movie channel that launched in that territory last September.
Indie Cine Grande Corp. has announced that producer Tom Reeve has been tapped as president of the company's London-based Cine Grande Intl. division. Reeve will report to Cine Grande Corp. principals…